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1729 BENJAMIN PYNE (1653-1732) Price £3,750 An excellent antique sterling silver samovar of plain design and having a shaped folding handle with raffia finish. The matching stand has a cut-work frieze and stands on large shell feet, it has a removable burner well with push on top. Total height 30 cms (handle extended)/ 22.5 cms (to top of kettle finial).

1700 WILLIAM ANDREWS Price £6,500 A good early English silver flat lidded tankard. Hand engraved to the front there is a decorative cartouche containing an armorial.

It is quite remarkable to find a piece of silver of such an early date and especially in such excellent condition.

1573 Price £14,500 An extremely rare early English chalice with its matching paten dating to the reign of Elizabeth I.

The tankard has a simple straight sided form and S scroll handle finishing in a decorative thumb piece.

Hand engraved inside the bowl of the salt is a stylistic monogram below a ducal coronet.

Hand engraved to one side with a crest, to the other there is a decorative monogram.

1829 Price £775 (Reserved) A handsome antique sterling silver chalice of plain tapering form with an embossed band of flowers and leaves to the body and foot. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial with the motto “Vulneratus Sed Non Victus”.

The hatched decorative band below the top edge of the cup is typical for the period. *It’s very rare for marks of this period to have a name associated with it.

This cup follows the standard design for Elizabethan communion cups and is most likely to have been made from pre-reformation silver. Makers mark “IP” (Jacksons page 95) a known maker of communion cups between 1565-79. 1813 ELIZABETH MORLEY Price £750 A good antique sterling silver wine strainer with a gadroon border and shaped thumb piece.

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